Nicholas Pooran hits a 13-ball 44 as LSG defeats SRH by 7 wickets
Posted on May 13, 2023 by Alibaba

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will play Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in the 58th match of the Indian Premier League 2023 season at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad. With only a few matches remaining, SRH has to win to keep their prospects of making the playoffs alive.SRH won their previous game against the Rajasthan Royals by an amazing margin. Meanwhile, LSG will be without KL Rahul, a key player for the remainder of the season. They enter this game having lost two of their previous three matches and will be aiming to boost their chances of finishing in the top four with a win against SRH.In the IPL 2023 match on Saturday in Hyderabad, Lucknow Super Giants outplayed Sunrisers Hyderabad with the bat, winning by seven wickets. Nicholas Pooran scored 44* off 13 balls while batting at a strike rate of 338.46 as LSG finished the 183-run chase with four balls remaining. Marcus Stoinis hammered 40(25) balls, and Prerak Mankad also returned unbeaten on 64 from 45 balls. After a sluggish start, LSG completely took control of the game in the 16th over, which was bowled by part-time spinner Abhishek Sharma. 31 runs were scored off the over as a result of Stoinis and Pooran combining to hit five sixes off the spinner. Earlier, Sunrisers Hyderabad players Henrich Klaasen and Abdul Samad delivered great knocks.Klaasen fell for 47(29) while attempting to clear the ropes, and the pair added 58 runs from 40 balls. Samad came back unbeaten with a score of 37 (25), which included one boundary and four maximums. The Lucknow camp's most efficient bowler, Krunal Pandya, took up two wickets and gave up 24 runs in his four overs. The over was broken by 31 runs. Henrich Klaasen and Abdul Samad earlier delivered strong blows as Sunrisers racked up a substantial 182/6 on the scoreboard.